Issue:  Vol. 48 / No. 8 / 22 February 2018
Out & About -  Arts events : Feb. 22- Mar. 1, 2018

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Farrell supports Milk SFO terminal naming

San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell supports naming Terminal 1 at the city's airport after slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk. (read more)

SF sheriff implements trans inmate policies

San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy this week announced that her agency has formally implemented its policy and procedures on transgender, gender variant and nonbinary, or TGN, inmates. (read more)

Grants given out for Guerneville homeless services

While Guerneville residents await the results of the 2018 Sonoma County Homeless Point-in-Time Count, scheduled for Friday, February 23, the county has distributed $450,000 in grants to several local nonprofit organizations. (read more)

SF mayor to form trans advisory panel

San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell plans to form a transgender advisory panel to assist the city in meeting the community's needs, the Bay Area Reporter has learned. (read more)

SFMTA plans open house for street safety project

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's upcoming street construction project, which intends to increase pedestrian, traffic, and bicycle safety, is seeking a final round of community feedback on potential circulation changes and upgrades along the Upper Market Street corridor. (read more)

Oakland center co-founders honored

Oakland City Councilman Abel Guillen, left, and Mayor Libby Schaaf, right, honored Oakland LGBTQ Community Center co-founders Jeff Myers, second from left, and Joe Hawkins for their service to the Oakland LGBTQ community. (read more)

Trans woman sues SF over bathroom use

A transgender woman who claims a San Francisco city worker blocked her from using a women's bathroom and called her a "fucking freak" is suing the city. (read more)

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Theatre - Late night at Compton's

The world premiere of an interactive theater production inspired by the historic riots that launched transgender activism in San Francisco opens for a four-week run on February 22 at the New Village Cafe, 1426 Polk St. (read more)

Dance - Champion dance

San Francisco Ballet slid into a slump just after the season opened, with two programs of mixed bills, one of them above average and the other – well, the best said about Program 3 is that the dancers saved it. (read more)

Out & About - Arts events

February's fabulous in the fine arts and performing fields this week. (read more)

Fine Arts - The Great Seducer

As if being known as the most notorious libertine in history weren't enough, Giacomo Casanova was also a gambler, a social climber and a spy; a prolific literary figure who penned the first science-fiction novel (a failure); and an unreliable reporter who aggrandized his sexual exploits in a 3,500-page autobiography, a romp through the boudoirs and salons of 18th-century society considered so racy that its unabridged version wasn't published until 1960. (read more)

Out There - Shorts but sweets

Again this year Landmark Theatres is offering audiences a chance to see the new Academy Award nominees in the categories of Best Animated & Best Live Action Short Films . (read more)

Music - Operatic double bill becomes one

The worldwide celebration of Leonard Bernstein's birth centennial continued last week as SFJAZZ and innovative Opera Parallele re-teamed to create a double bill that meshed two works into one. (read more)

Film - Tricky thriller

To describe Francois Ozon as a cinema "bad boy" may seem a tad quaint, but the one-time Young Turk of French film is back with a new feature that comes with big aspirations, and delivers on at least a few of them. (read more)

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